Cordierite

Kiln & Heating

CerCo Cordierite Selection Guide
Forming Method  

Pressed

Material Designator C080 C154 C451 C455 L116 L127 L140 L150 L155 L183
Parameter Units  
Bulk Density g/cc 2.13 2.15 1.91 1.91 2.05 1.9 1.97 2.01 1.97 1.99
  lbs./ft3 132.9 134.1 119.1 119.1 127.9 118.5 122.9 125.4 122.9 124.1
Water Absorption % 8.4 8.5 11.68 11.6 9.97 12.01 11.43 10.21 11.94 11.58
Open Porosity % 20.8 18.5 22.95 23.06 21.02 26.11 24.25 21.5 23.54 23.09
Specific Gravity g/cc 2.8 2.64 2.47 2.48 2.6 2.57 2.56 2.56 2.58 2.59
  lbs./ft3 174.6 164.7 154.1 154.7 162.2 160.3 159.7 159.7 160.9 161.5
Flexural Strength MPa 15.51 15.65 10.00 5.17 25.51 8.96 9.31 19.31 10.00 8.14
  psi 2250 2270 1450 750 3700 1300 1350 2800 1450 1180
Thermal Expansion ppm/C 3.12 3.25 3 2.4 3.85 1.85 2.05 3.1 2.25 1.68
  ppm/F 1.73 1.81 1.67 1.33 2.14 1.03 1.14 1.72 1.25 0.93
Color v Tan Tan Tan Tan Lt. Grey Tan Tan Lt. Grey Tan Tan
Thermal Shock Resistance v Good Good Good Very Good Low Excellent Good Low Good Excellent
Hot Creep Resistance v Good Excellent Good Fair Low Low Good Fair Good Fair

 

 

 

Forming Method-Cast
Material Designator   C851 C864
Parameter Units    
Bulk Density g/cc 1.99 1.91
  lbs./ft.3 124.1 119.1
Water Absorption % 13 13.7
Open Porosity % 22.1 23.8
Specific Gravity g/cc 2.55 2.61
  lbs./ft.3 159 162.8
Flexural Strength MPa 15.86 6.90
  psi 2300 1000
Thermal Expansion ppm/C 3.02 2.55
  ppm/F 1.68 1.42
Color Tan Tan
Thermal Shock Resistance Good Good
Hot Creep Resistance Good Fair
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